Tony Allicino, a student of shamanism since 1997, Tony has taught introductory and advanced shamanism and Medicine for the Earth workshops, facilitated retreats, and created and led rituals at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY, The Open Center, Shantigar, Journeys to the Soul, Spirit Hollow, Kirkridge, Easton Mountain, Menla House, Dawn Manor, and Shamanic Fire Reiki.
He has studied shamanism traditions with Michael Harner, Sandra Ingerman, Tom Cowan (Celtic), Christina Pratt, Nan Moss and David Corbin, Uncle Angaangao (Inuit), Ailo Gaup (Sami), and indigenous shamans of North and South America, and Nepal; and ecstatic dances and movement with Gabrielle Roth, Emilie Conrad and Alessandra Belloni.
A participant of indigenous Sacred Dances throughout the United States, he is a Grail Reiki Master, a graduate of Sandra Ingerman’s Teacher Training Program, a member of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, Society of Shamanic Practitioners (SSP), and ShamanicTeachers.com, and a founding member of the NYC Gay Men’s Shamanic Circle. For SSP, he co-coordinates their northeast USA regional gathering and is a Shamanism without Borders leader. He hosts a monthly Drum Circle, teaches classes and sees clients in his Greenwich Village apartment. In Fall 2014, he walked 500+ miles along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela and recently began exploring and practicing Vipassana meditation.